If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.— Martin Luther King, Jr.
Delightful Good Kings quotations
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.
Dr. King's policy was, if you are nonviolent, if you suffer, your opponent will see your suffering and will be moved to change his heart. That's very good. He only made one fallacious assumption. In order for nonviolence to work, your opponent must have a conscience. The United States has none.
I met Rosa Parks when I was 17. I met Dr. [Martin Luther] King when I was 18. These two individuals inspired me to find a way to get in the way, to get in trouble. So I got in good trouble, necessary trouble.
A King only bows down to his Queen.
Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you've got a kingdom.
Unconditional love will have the final word in reality.
Hate is too great a burden to bear.
Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.
I swear by that old expression, 'One monkey don't stop no show!' The reality is, we still have some good men out there, and we should hail those men as the kings they are.
Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.
A good simile,--as concise as a king's declaration of love.
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
Winter is the king of showmen, Turning tree stumps into snowmen And houses into birthday cakes And spreading sugar over lakes. Smooth and clean and frosty white, The world looks good enough to bite. That’s the season to be young, Catching snowflakes on your tongue. Snow is snowy when it’s snowing, I’m sorry it’s slushy when it’s going.
The year 1999, seventh month, [or simply "sept"] From the sky will come a great King of Terror. To bring back to life the great King of the Mongols, Before and after Mars to reign by good luck.
The king has been very good to me. He promoted me from a simple maid to be a marchioness. Then he raised me to be a queen. Now he will raise me to be a martyr.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
Kings and cabbages go back to compost, but good deeds stay green forever.
The objective of a referee is not to get mentioned.
I tell a lot of young referees that not being mentioned is king. If you can achieve that, that then it has been a pretty good game.
Rastafari is our king or emperor, and being a king, being an emperor you've been taught all the ways of the ancestors. With the knowledge and teachings and studying his majesty, I've learned to put all these principles and precepts into the music, so that is how it inspires me to be singin' good songs and makin' good music for the people. Natural.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
There has been a comparatively greater proportion of good queens, than of good kings.
Look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin.
Teachers teach and do the world good, Kings just rule and most are never understood
Whatever is good for you soul, do that.
Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle.
There comes a time when one must take the position that is neither safe nor politic nor popular, but he must do it because conscience tells him it is right.
If you are a czar or a king or a president or someone that wants to control those below them you do not want people to have a consciousness of life, of their needs. Because people do not make good slaves when they're connected to life... That's why in the public schools the primary objective is obedience to authority.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
The tree that never had to fight for sun and sky and air and light but stood out in the open plain and always got it share of rain, never became a forest king but lived and died a scrubby thing. Good timber does not grow with ease. The stronger wind, the stronger trees.
Dr. King once said, "You cannot legislate goodness, and you cannot pass a law to force someone to respect you. The only way to social justice, in a capitalist country, is through economic parity."
A judiciary independent of a king or executive alone, is a good thing;
but independence of the will of the nation is a solecism, at least in a republican government.
Friendship picks you up when the world lets you down.
Bees are a good omen to Kings, for they signify an obsequious people.
What are you doing for others?
Safe?” said Mr. Beaver; “don’t you hear what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. He’s the King, I tell you.
Every may not be good, but there's something good in every day.
Be strong and of good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed.
In the Bible, God uses brothel owners, pagan kings, murderers and mercenaries as instruments of good; at one point God even speaks to a guy named Balaam through his donkey.
Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds, merit, and honesty.
At the end of the game the kind and the pawn go back in the same box.
True worth is in being, not seeming- In doing, each day that goes by, Some little good, not in the dreaming Of great things to do by and by. For whatever men say in their blindness, And spite of the fancies of youth, There's nothing so kingly as kindness, And nothing so royal as truth.
Any thing that proves that it is not in the power of Kings and Princes by their great armies to have every thing their own way is of such good example that without any good will to the French one can not help being delighted by it, and you know I have a natural partiality to what some people call rebels.
God bless our good and gracious King, Whose promise none relies on;
Who never said a foolish thing, Nor ever did a wise one.
If I hadn't spent many years trying to be as compassionate as Mother Teresa, as positive a thinker as W. Clement Stone, as prolific a writer as Stephen King, and as good a speaker as many of the legends I have studied, I would not be as successful as I am today.
I think it's a good thing for a president or political leaders to want to put their values or their faith into action. Desmond Tutu did that in South Africa. Martin Luther King Jr. did that here. This is a good thing.